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J. Crew Interview Questions

Updated Oct 16, 2018
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    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Brea, CA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at J. Crew (Brea, CA).

    Interview

    It was a 3 interview process. I first met with 2 separate store managers that were recruiting at the time. My third a final interview was with the District Manager.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about a time when you took a potentially bad customer experience and made it a good one.   Answer Question

  2.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at J. Crew.

    Interview

    Phone interview with Store Directory. Phone interview with market director. Phone interview with store director. Took as many weeks as interviews to get in touch with everyone, but there was a distance issue involved. They asked a lot of questions about customer service and management experience (as they should) but didn't really speak very candidly about the actual day to day when posed with the retort.

    Interview Questions

    • In the case of an associate note doing as well as they should, how would you step in to help?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    Negotiate upfront.

  3.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Indianapolis, IN
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at J. Crew (Indianapolis, IN) in August 2014.

    Interview

    Applied online. Contacted by a recruiter from out of town. Recruiter was only in town 1 day and I was her last screening. She was extremely unprofessional and rude. I dressed in a suit and not preppy, but I was applying for management so I thought it better to be over dressed. The interview was in a food court and I saw the previous candidate was dressed like a J. Crew model. The recruiter was slouched in her chair, playing with her hair and watching people walk by as she talked to me. She also yawned about 10 times. She didn't care about anything I had to say. I met the store manager, she was very nice and friendly. Pretty sure I didn't get the job because I was a size 12 and not a 2. I work in the same mall and I go in there frequently, everyone is under a size 6 and very rude. Terrible customer service. Get over yourselves. You work at J.Crew in Indiana.....

    Interview Questions

    • What style do you think J. Crew is?   1 Answer

  4.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at J. Crew (Atlanta, GA) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Great interview with the normal interview questions that most jobs ask. The people I interviewed with loved me and it was very natural to talk to each other. Although it can be a little informal. One of my phone interviews was done while the district manager was driving in her car.

    Interview Questions

    • Why are you a good fit for this job?   1 Answer

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    Assistant Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at J. Crew.

    Interview

    Contacted for a phone interview the same day I applied. Set up a time to speak with someone in HR shortly thereafter. Interview was was easy mostly behavioral questions. Was told I would hear back within a week. Never heard back, even after emailing them a week and two weeks later

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Merchandiser Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer

    Interview

    Online application. Prompt reply and one phone interview. No invitation for onsite interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Assistant Merchant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at J. Crew (New York, NY).

    Interview

    The process was quite lengthy. Interviewed on the phone and then had 5 30-minute interviews at the J Crew office. Never heard back. Months later they reached out again and I had the same experience (interviewed with several people, never heard back).

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think of J Crew product? What's missing from the assortment?   Answer Question
  8. Helpful (4)  

    Assistant Merchant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at J. Crew (New York, NY).

    Interview

    DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME.

    I had a phone screening that I thought went really well. I sent a thank you email and several follow up emails in the following weeks. Completely ghosted. I had to find out my application was no longer being considered by checking the status on JCrew Talent. Extremely disappointing considering I worked for the company for over a year. Rude and disrespectful.

    Interview Questions


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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at J. Crew (New York, NY) in August 2012.

    Interview

    I originally applied during July, which is a dead season in retail. Came back periodically until mid-august when they were able to interview me for a spot. Had a very impromptu interview with store director and heard back within a week

    Interview Questions

    • What kind of foot traffic are you used to at your old store.   Answer Question

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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at J. Crew (New York, NY).

    Interview

    apply in store, get briefly interviewed by manger, asked to come in again for full interview. Smile a lot, asked why I want to work there, other retail experience.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here?
      What would i do if i am working with a difficult customer   Answer Question

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